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Hobby Lobby ruling polarizes the business community

Vacillating between vindication and outrage, business owners are far from unified over the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.

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Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low.

Why summer Fridays are good for business

Want to boost morale? Flexible working hours, at least during the summer, could help.

Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

What does Steven Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft mean for Windows … and the way the company will compete with Apple and Google?

Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

Google Free Zone enables feature phone users use mail, Web search and Google+ for free. Is it generosity at work, a savvy market grab, or both?

How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

Digital Trends goes over the many ways Apple's $1 billion victory over Samsung could hurt Android users, and a few ways it could help.

Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

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  • Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks

    Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:32:58 GMT
    By STEVE ROTHWELL AP Markets Writer A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
    By STEVE ROTHWELL AP Markets Writer A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
  • Embattled grocery chain weighs proposal to buy it

    Embattled grocery chain weighs proposal to buy it

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:26:50 GMT
    It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.
    Board members of the beleaguered Market Basket grocery store chain say they will "seriously consider" a proposal from its fired chief executive to buy the company as the chain faces a workers' revolt that has paralyzed...
  • Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:26:33 GMT
    Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to...
    Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future...
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